Research Matters

Research Matters

Research Matters is our free biannual publication which allows us to share our assessment research, in a range of fields, with the wider assessment community. It features articles, short summaries, research papers and comment on prominent research articles.

Latest issue: Autumn 2017

Research Matters 24 CoverPage 1 - Foreword by Tim Oates CBE and Editorial by Tom Bramley

Page 2 - Undergraduate Mathematics students’ views of their pre-university mathematical preparation: Ellie Darlington and Jessica Bowyer

Page 11 - Question selection and volatility in schools’ Mathematics GCSE results: Cara Crawford

Page 17 - Utilising technology in the assessment of collaboration: A critique of PISA’s collaborative problem-solving tasks: Stuart Shaw and Simon Child

Page 23 - Partial absences in GCSE and AS/A level examinations: Carmen Vidal Rodeiro

Page 30 - On the reliability of applying educational taxonomies: Victoria Coleman

Page 37 - How much do I need to write to get top marks?: Tom Benton

Page 44 - Research News: David Beauchamp, Karen Barden, Gill Elliott and Gillian Cooke

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